Poor Joy Behar! Friday was her 80th birthday and they had to spend part of her special day trying to defend President Biden after he announced that his administration was building 20 miles of border wall, breaking his campaign promise that he would halt former President Trump’s project. Most of the cast was in damage control mode as they argued that his hands were tied.
Proving it was her party and she’d cry if she wanted to, Behar opened the segment by whining about how “they” were making him build the wall and he couldn’t re-appropriate the funds. She also flaunted her ignorance of basic American civics and how Congress controlled the power of the purse:
BEHAR: Who are “they?” Isn’t he in charge of the country?
ANA NAVARRO: No, Congress appropriates the funds.
BEHAR: Well, why can’t – So, he can’t get Congress to get that money and use that for s …